The latest news and views about Myanmar
Myanmar could be on the eve of a human rights catastrophe and loss of life, the United Nations (UN) has warned. The warning comes amid reports the military junta is deploying tens of thousands of forces and heavy weapons to northern Myanmar.
Myanmar's military chief Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing will not be invited to an upcoming summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
The deposed leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, has skipped her court hearings for health reasons, a member of her defense team says.
While Iran’s mission to the UN earlier said its absence from the UN General Assembly voting on Myanmar was to protest the Third Committee’s politicized approaches, an informed source says the absence was caused by a lack of coordination.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the foreign minister and de facto leader of Myanmar, has been named the 2017 International Islamophobe of the Year for her country’s atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
Masud Bin Momen, the ambassador of Bangladesh to the United Nations, has discussed the plight of Rohingya Muslims who have been fleeing violence and oppression in Myanmar and headed to Bangladesh in recent months.
A senior Iranian lawmaker has called on the UN to shoulder its responsibility and stand against the oppressors in the world, particularly the Myanmarese government which is killing Rohingya Muslims.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has held a meeting to finalize a roadmap for humanitarian assistance to Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims.
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has lashed out at the Myanmar government for disregarding the international calls to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims.
Iranian president has warned that ignoring the violation of the basic rights of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar would incite extremism and destabilize the entire region.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the US would pay “a high cost” should it withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
An Iranian political analyst says some big powers are the main players behind the plight of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Pakistan’s Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed concern about the ongoing Rohingya Muslim crisis in Myanmar, calling for Muslim world action to help end the plight of the Muslim minority.
The Iranian diplomatic delegation, led by Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour, visited the Rohingya refugee camp in the border areas of Bangladesh and Myanmar on Saturday.
Several Iranian lawmakers have criticized Muslim countries for remaining silent over the crackdown on Muslims in Myanmar.
The top officers of Iran and Turkey in a phone call highlighted the negative consequences of a planned referendum on the independence of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
A political analyst says the persecution of Muslims in Myanmar is part of a scheme orchestrated by the US to gradually break the chain of Islam in Asia.
An Iranian official says the country will dispatch a number of doctors and build a makeshift hospital to take care of the Myanmar Muslims’ needs.
A senior IRGC general has rejected the idea of Iran’s military interference to help Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar similar to what it did for Iraq and Syria, saying the two cases are very different from each other.
A political commentator says the Myanmar government is conducting organized ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in the country.
Iran’s Leader says the disaster in Myanmar, which is blamed on the ‘cruel’ Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, marks the death of this international prize.
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